Homeowner’s and Builder’s Guide to Energy Efficient Water Heating

Selecting the right water heater for a home can have an ongoing impact on energy bills, as well as home comfort. This guide reviews some recent changes affecting the industry and how homeowners, builders, and contractors can select the best water heater for a home.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Bradford White Water Heaters

What You Need to Know About New Water Heater Regulations

New standards for water heaters will force changes on homeowners, builders and plumbing contractors while saving tons of carbon dioxide emissions and energy at the same time. This white paper explores some of the changes that homeowners and building professionals should understand about home water heaters.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Bradford White Water Heaters

What to Look for When Shopping for a Tankless Water Heater

Many homeowners are considering a tankless water heater as one possible option to meet their needs. There are many reasons to use tankless water heaters, but it's also important to know whether it's the right choice for your home. This white paper identifies factors that you should consider when shopping for a tankless water heater.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Bradford White Water Heaters

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IBS video: Builders must be educated to meet demands for smart homes

As technology reaches further into homes, building professionals will have to be educated to select and integrate the right products for the job.

Know your water heater numbers

It can be confusing to shop for a water heater. Most people want the most efficient unit, but don't want to pay more than they have to. So here are some things to keep in mind when you're looking for a water heater.

AHR Review: 5 products that take home efficiency and comfort to new levels

At the 2016 AHR Expo, 60,000 industry professionals and nearly 2,000 exhibitors reviewed the latest and best products in the heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration industry.

Radiant heating and hot water in one package

Radiant heating, usually in the floor, provides even heat that helps keep the chill of winter away. It's different than forced air heating, with hot air blowing through ducts that leave warm spots and cold spots in the house.

Countdown: Top 10 high performance home features of 2015

More than half of home builders expect to be doing 60 percent or more of their new homes green by 2020, an interest reflected in the Top 10 feature stories for 2015.

Countdown: Top 10 News Articles of 2015

The trend for high performance homes continues to gain momentum, and our top news stories reflect your interest in creating a more comfortable, healthy and efficient home.

Is a heat pump water heater right for your home?

According to ENERGY STAR, heat pumps, also known as hybrid water heaters, carry some of the highest energy factors on the market today.

Countdown: Top 10 blogs of 2015

Building science experts graciously share their thoughts and experiences with us to inspire and educate homeowners and builders to create high performance homes.

Countdown: Top 10 videos of 2015

We're looking back at the most popular videos on ProudGreenHome.com for 2015.

Growth of Greenbuild International Conference & Expo reflects global concern

The recent Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Washington, DC revealed dramatic growth in interest and awareness of sustainable initiatives relating to residential water and energy use.

5 green building materials for your home

You can limit a home’s environmental impact by using green building materials, which helps to reduce the home’s carbon footprint.

Homeowners monitor pump run-time with newly-patented LED button by ACT, Inc. D’MAND®

Designed to provide hot water within 5 seconds with the push of a LED lighted button, Structured Plumbing® saves tremendous amounts of water by rerouting ambient water and replacing it with “fresh” hot water within seconds.

Water heater efficiency is a number game

For plumbing contractors and engineers, making the long-term value of energy-efficient equipment can be a tough sell.

What I wish every architect knew about green building

The most effective green buildings start with the design and planning.

6 tips to stop dangerous backdrafting air in your home

Even the most astute homeowners can fail to plan for backdrafting, a potentially deadly phenomenon that can turn your home into a hub for dangerous gasses.

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